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Other Vauxhall Astra (1998 - 2005) models:

  • Summary

    3 out of 5 3.0

    What does this car say about you?

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    Bit big for me

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    No

    What are you likely to buy next?

  • Buying experience

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Didn't buy from a dealer

    Did you buy this car new?

    No

    What price did you pay?

    £1,000

    When did you buy the car?

    July 2008

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Not bad for the mileage

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    What was the dealer like?

  • Driving it

    2 out of 5 2.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Handles like a boat, and that 1.7TD is completely gutless, no power whatsoever cant do motorway speeds, bad engine get the more modern ones. I've driven classics faster than this

    What's it like to park?

    Flat back means easy to back but quite a big car

  • Living with it

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    No everything has been sound apart from couple of blown bulbs

    What's most practical about your car?

    Everything, plenty of bootspace, and good rear leg room

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Only problem, nothing it was very basic no rev counter or electric windows.